Summer  2008      Vol. 17, No. 3  REAP HOME PAGE  A publication of the Center for Rural Affairs    
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REAP Activities

2/25/2009, MarketPlace: Opening Doors to Success, Sandhills Convention Center, North Platte, NE. Educational sessions, exhibit booths, networking opportunities, local foods. Contact Monica Braun for more information, 402.643.2673.

Statewide Activities

7/18 Franchising Seminar, Nebraska Business Development Center, UNL. Learn what you get when you buy a franchise, what you give when you join a franchise system, what ALL the costs of franchise business ownership are, how to research a franchise and determine what you want from franchise ownership. $20 cash or check at the door. Receive 50% off by registering by July 11, and 25% off if you register by July 16. For more information, contact Marisol or Melissa at 402.472.5222.

8/8 From Recipe to Reality Seminar, Food Processing Center at UNL, Lincoln, NE. Contact Jill Gifford, 402.472.2819 or for more information.

9/10-12 Rural Philanthropy Conference, Nebraska City, by the Nebraska Community Foundation. Learn the power of grassroots models for rural philanthropy and community development that work in Nebraska and throughout the U.S. Participation by teams of community leaders and volunteers is strongly encouraged. Participants will leave with a doable action plan. Visit  for conference and registration information. Early Registration Deadline is August 1.

Contact: Jeff Reynolds, for more information.
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